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>>> and now from washington's leading news station, this is news4 at 6:00. >>> story continues to unfold in the resignation of general david petraeus. new details tonight about a second woman that led to the fbi investigation. >>> veterans day commemorations across the country. how thousands in our area honored members of the armed forces today. >>> and good evening, everyone. i'm jim rosenfield. there were events all over the d.c. area today to honor our war heroes. the president began the day laying a wreath at the tomb of the unknown solder in arlington. he thanked all military members for their service and said their contributions would not be forgotten. derek ward has a look at some of the other ways the area paid tribute to our veterans today. >> reporter: wheelchairs lined up with military precision awaiting this morning muster, a solemn wreath laying ceremony at the wreath laying ceremony on a day we pause to give them thanks. >> i really appreciate them doing this for us. >> on behalf of the boy scouts of america, i present this flag. >> reporter: older veterans would
of washington, i've never been more hopeful about our future. >> four more years. president obama is reelected in a race that wasn't as close as many anticipated. >> former governor tim kaine defeats george allen after a hard fought, expensive, 19-month campaign. >> and maryland residents weigh in on a whole host of issues from gambling to same-sex marriage and make history in the process. good morning. thanks for getting up with us. i'm aaron gilchrist. >> and i'm eun yang for this morning after election night. this morning the long and hard fought presidential election is over with president barack obama voted into office for a second term. >> it is a decisive victory for the president, at least in the electoral college. take a look at the race. to 270 in terms of electoral votes, president obama wins with 303 over former massachusetts governor mitt romney's 200 electoral votes, this without florida, which is still considered too close to call with 97% of the precincts reporting, although president obama does have a narrow lead. >> the president picked up many battlegrounds states, including
. moderate rain in montgomery, howard, frederick, washington counties in maryland. that's going to pass off to the north and east of the metro area. light to moderate rain off and on for another couple of hours, at least through midmorning. it is below freezing ter the rain has stopped. western maryland, much of west virginia. locally, closer to washington from the shenandoah valley east to the bay, we're generally low to mid-40s. you need a winter coat and an umbrella. by 7:00 a.m., still in the mid-40s with the rain falling. should end by 9:00. by noon, chilly and breezy under a cloudy sky in the upper 40s: we'll be slowly'droi lly droppi down to the low 40s later this afternoon and into the evening as we begin to clear out. more details on the storm team 4 radar in ten minutes. now an up close look with traffic with danella. >>> first 4 traffic report, we're going to start in maryland. if you're traveling along rockville pike at old georgetown road, crass in that intersection blocking a few of your lanes. let's talk about the delays along i-95. a very wet commute. prince william parkway
to be joining tom. tom and i will be anchoring some of those at nbc washington.com starting at 7:00. so join us there. you can tell us about your voting experience. you can tweet us at nbcwashington #decision 2012. >>> all eyes on a coastal storm that could smack the new jersey and new york coastlines again. >> while you'll be doing a lot of work for this election, i will be doing no extra work for this storm. that should tell you something. during sandy, we were here the entire time. this storm is not going to be anything like that in our area at all. yes, i think we'll see some wins. yes, i think we'll see maybe a little rain and snow. this is not going to have a big impact on our area. it is going to take shape. not much of an impact on our weather. we're just on the cold side. 45 degrees. winds out of the east at nine miles per hour. temperatures around the rest of the region into the 30s already. in winchester, 39 degrees. 49 in gaithersburg. 43 in manassas. it is a very cold night. this storm will affect us at least a little bit in parts of the area. i'll show you who gets what and when c
several hours, cloud cover breaking up. a few clouds north of washington and fredericksburg south. still clouds over the mountains, where they are still recovering and power out in western maryland from allegheny, garrett county. dealing with power outages there. as we go forward throughout the day today, we'll have temperatures rather chilly. in fact, we'll be chillier than average for the next several days. right now, down to 34. manassas, prince william, charles county, to 40 degrees. mid 30s in montgomery county. a cold start, down to 34. chan dough wavalley, many locations in the 30s this morning. hour by hour throughout the day. 6:00 a.m. temp tufrs in the 30s, much of the region, a light breeze, but the winds will pick up a bit. gusts to 15, 20 miles an hour from time to time by noon, and partly cloudy, near 50, maybe much stronger gusts during the afternoon to 25 miles an hour. breezy, chilly day coming up. but we'll have welcome sunshine in and out. sunshine, 7:37. sunset, 6:06. friday morning traffic, first look with danella. >> taking the beltway, i'm checking for construction
. washington boulevard had a crash blocking the right and the left lane. let's head back up to damascus now. if you're traveling along ridge road, it's closed between woodville road because of an accident that now has downed wires. on the roadway, not safe at all. please avoid the road if possible. if you're traveling the icc, hardly any volume. traveling westbound, just past georgia avenue, have a report of an accident and it's blocking the left lane and the center lane. but again, very light volume. so if you're traveling westbound, just stick to the left lane. >>> developing story in northeast washington. right now, firefighters are trying to figure out what sparked a warehouse fire near gallaudet university. this is happening at the union market building at the intersection of fourth and moore street. megan mcgrath is there with the latest. good morning. >> reporter: you can see behind me here a lot of the firefighters still here on the scene. at this point, the fire is under control. they're keeping a close eye on it, though, because it had a number of flare-ups through the evening. th
continues. this morning general allen is in washington, d.c., preparing for his senate confirmation hearing. aides close to allen say he didn't find out about all this in the investigation until tonight and the general will still appear his meetings scheduled on the hill today. >>> and on the same topic this morning, the fbi will not say what it found at the home of the woman in the center of the david petraeus scandal. agents searched paula broadwell's home last night. they left with what appeared to be documents and paperwork. broadwell co-authored petraeus' biography. both of them admitted to having an affair that led to petraeus' resignation as head of the cia last week. and petraeus' friends and former colleagues saye was shocked to learn the fbi was looking into allegations broadwell sent threatening e-mails to another woman. the retired general insists his relationship with that woman was platonic even though broadwell apparently saw her as a romantic rival. meanwhile, the chair of the senate intelligence committee says she still plans to call petraeus to testify about the deadly att
>>> this morning on "early today," tempers in washington are flaring as president obama stands up for his u.n. secretary against scathing criticism from republicans. >>> all that while embattled former cia director david petraeus will testify on capital hill today. >>> breaking news from the middle east as rockets are fired between the israelis and palestinians. this morning three israelis are killed. a live report coming up. >> announcer: this is "early today" for thursday, november 15th, 2012. >>> good morning,er one. i'm lynn berry. and today one scandal will give way to another in washington. former cia director david petraeus is expected to testify in a closed door senate intelligence committee hearing. general petraeus is not expected to discuss his personal indiscretions that ended his career last week. instead, he'll be talking about details on the deadly attack on the u.s. consulate in benghazi, libya. the controversy over u.n. ambassador san rice calling the assault spontaneous back in september has reached a boiling point. yesterday president obama in his first news con
out here in washington. she was spotted at her brother's home last night. he lives in the mount pleasant neighborhood of northwest d.c. camera crews were stationed outside the home this afternoon, but no sign of her today. broadwell lives in charlotte, north carolina. she's kept a low profile and has not spoken publiclybout her affair with petraeus when that was first made public last friday. >>> today, house minority leader nancy pelosi put rumors about her future to rest. there's been speculation she might step down from her leadership post or retire altogether. she raised more money than any other member of congress to put democrats back in power but her party regained only about half the seats needed. >> i have made a decision to submit my name to my colleagues to once again serve as the house democratic leader. >> nancy pelosi is the only woman ever elected as speaker of the house. she served in that capacity from 2007 to 2011, when the democrats lost their majority. her decision to remain in place means the democratic leadership is likely to remain as it is right now with
not be higher. the president headed back to washington where the voters decided he should stay for four more years. at his campaign headquarters in washington, he thanked staff and supporters. this, after a night of emotional celebration in his hometown of chicago. 20,000 turned out, sharing tears and hugs. >> a long campaign is now over. and whether i earned your vote or not, i have listened to you. i have learned from you. and you have made me a better president. >> reporter: a passionate speech. >> michelle, i have never loved you more. >> reporter: mixed with a little bit of humor, aimed at his daughters. >> i am so proud of you guys, but i will say that for now, one dog is probably enough. >> reporter: the president has held almost 200 campaign events, logging thousands of miles on board air force one, the two candidates spending nearly $900 million, making this the most expensive campaign in history. it is the victory that at times seemed impossible. and sharply divided electorate. >> a toxic and disruptive debate here on capitol hill. >> reporter: mr. obama seemed to recognize the ren
, who told supporters in boston he gave it his all and insisted washington must come together. >> the nation, as you know, is at a critical point. at a time like this, we can't risk partisan bickering and political posturing. our leaders have to reach across the aisle to do the people's work. >> the romney family has chosen to give back to america through public service, and that is the legacy that we honor and applaud tonight. >> reporter: the president won with slim majorities in key states -- ohio, pennsylvania, wisconsin, iowa, colorado, new hampshire. virginia and nevada weren't called until early this morning after he was declared the projected winner. still outstanding, florida, where at 2:00 a.m. people were still in line voting. and, of course, all of their votes will still have to be counted, not to mention provisional ballots in ohio that we thought might be the deciding factor in this race. we're live this morning in chicago at obama's victory headquarters, i'm tracie potts. back to you. >> tracie, a question for you. we know the president -- the race was called fo
washington. tracie, good morning. >> reporter: lynn, good morning. the latest poll of the battleground states show a slight advantage for president obama, ahead by 6 in iowa, three in wisconsin, and just two, well within the margin of error in new hampshire. but this week he's really been focused on new jersey, touring the storm damage there with governor chris christie, a republican rival who has said repeatedly the president's done a great job responding to the storm. analysts say the president could be scoring some political points from that endorsement only from governor chris christie. meanwhile, governor romney making three campaign stops yesterday. today he'll focus on virginia. in florida he toned down his message. he didn't even mention president obama as he spoke to voters in jacksonville last night and said he was criticizing the administration's record on small business. governor ejeb bush did talk abot the president and talked about some of his failures, as he put it, in office. meantime, we're looking at early voting resumed here in d.c. and maryland, but up in the flood ravaged
worried about personal information being provided to investigators. meanwhile, the washington post quotes senior law enforcement officials saying the search conducted at broadwell's home monday night marks an interest in how she became interested in classified files. kelley said she had state department status that owe sfigs alls say she did not have. news crews, including nbc, staked out her home. at one point she invoked diplomatic ivileges. >> i am an honorary consul general so i have inviolability. they shouldn't be able to get into my property. i don't know if you want to get diplomatic protection as well. >> just who is jill kelley. her name has come up in connection wittwo of the nation's top commanders. more now on her sry from nbc's kristin walker. >> mrs. kelley, how are you doing? >> reporter: jill kelley was well known in social circles around tampa. she and husband scott, a surgeon, threw lavish parties at their ten bedroom home that sol for $1.5 million in 2004. they had top notch catering. a couple about town. >> jill was all the smiling, vivacious. >> reporter: aaron fodom
>>> this morning on "meet the press" -- an unfolding scandal in washington. and a new battle over the fiscal cliff. the election celebration is short-lived. a surprise resignation by cia director david petraeus comes days before congressional hearings over the attack on th u.s. consulate in benghazi. we'll get reaction this morning from capitol hill and the very latest reporting on this developing story from our chief foreign affairs correspondent andrea mitchell, who broke the story friday afternoon. also the president and republicans get set to negotiate new taxes and spending cuts. is a breakthrough possible? >> i'm open to compromise. i'm open to new ideas. we've debated over and over again. and on tuesday night we found out that the majority of americans agree with my approach. >> mr. president, this is your moment. we're ready to be led. not as democrats or republicans but as americans. now, we want you to lead. >> where does it all go from sneer we'll ask democratic senator from new york chuck schumer and republican senator from oklahoma tom coburn. also we check in with cn
>> announcer: and now, from washington's leading news station. this is news 4 at 11:00. >> right now, at 11:00, major develops in the general david petraus scandal. tonight, we know why. >> two high-profile murders within two weeks. now, a teenager from maryland is tied to boet of them. >> and black friday is starting earlier than ever, as retailers try to jump start holiday sales. but not everyone is happy about it. >> a low profile of news of her affair. tonight, she's been spotted here in d.c. >> jim rosenfield joins us live in mt. pleasant with the details. >> reporter: the woman at the center of this scandal, right here in northwest d.c. video has emerged that paula broadwell, inside her brother's home just down the block here, riding out the storm that widens by the day. >>> a man who appeared to be paula broadwell's brother emerged from the rear of the stately home tonight but said nothing. broadwell hasn't spoken publicly since word of her affair with c.i.a. director procmpb prompte resign last week. allen's name, now also linked to tampa socialite jill kelly, the woman w
>>> and now, from washington's leading news station, this is "news4 today." >> mother nature delivers another blow to the northeast. this morning, 100,000 more people are without power, as several inches of thick snow blanket the region. >> laughing about it at this point. it's unbelievable to go from a nor easter to a hurricane. >> train service halted. it's affecting travel in washington. >> dc united stopped on the field by several inches of snow. everyone is affected there. welcome to "news4 today." i'm eun yang. >> i'm aaron gilchrist. we have dodged another bullet here in washington. our neighbors to the north have been hit hard, though, by a kriming snowsto -- crippling snowstorm. we saw some light sleet, didn't last for long, though. >> we dodged another bullet, but our neighbors to the north are just getting hammered. >> hurricane force winds in southern new england. the winds are still blowing 60 miles an hour in some areas. all that area in white is snow. the snow had just ended now in new jersey and in new york city. still snowing hard on long island into new engl
to washington and whether the white house and congress can put aside campaign bitterness to reach a deal avoiding the so-called fiscal cliff. last night house speaker john boehner said he's optimistic about an agreement telling abc's diane sawer he's the most reasonable responsible person in washington but he's also not backing off his stand on tax hikes. >> raising taxes on small business people is the wrong prescription given where our economy is. >> is it on the table to talk about. >> i made clear yesterday that raising tax rates is unacceptable. frankly, it couldn't even pass the house. >> at issue here, a perfect economic storm that could have serious consequences. nbc's andrea mitchell breaks it down for you. >> reporter: the campaign was tough. victory was sweet. now comes the hard part. >> on january 21st, 2013, there's going to be a massive fiscal cliff. >> reporter: so what exactly is the fiscal cliff? it's a nightmare combination of tax heights and spending cuts that congress agreed to to force themselves into a compromise but so far they haven't agreed on anything so barring
all areas and be handicapped accessible. >>> the new home of the washington redskins training camp richmond, virginia is putting up $10 million to have facilities ready by september. the projects, however, are expected to remain on track and $10 million will only be repaid to the city through sponsorsh s sponsorships. it will include a field house and medical facility and will double as a men's medical facility. a little farther to drive out. >> it's interesting because it's in a very historic part of the city. when they built things in the area in the past they have had to make sure they don't tear it some of the old there. it will be interesting to see if we see railroad tracks through the facility. >> richmond residents will be opening them with open arms? >> absolutely. >> 4:38. ahead on news 4, not a part of the procedure. the island this woman claims a doctor left in her leg during surgery. >>> why twinkies could be disappearing from store shelves forever. >>> i hate to have to deliver some bad news. >> oh, man. >> but this could be the end of a classic snack as we know it.
because they did not know they could wait inside. here in northwest washington, we heard reports of people standing in these lines for as long as three hours. >> i've been voting here for 25, 30 years and i've never seen lines like this. never. >> reporter: later in the afternoon, many of the lines were gone. like here at the boys and girls club in laurel. >> it wasn't too long. it was worth the wait. >> reporter: he said it shows residents are dedicated to making their vote count. >> clearly there is frustration. the good and the bad. people are coming out and coming out in record numbers. >> polls close here in maryland at 8:00. reporting live from green belt. news4. >> thank you. >>> it is a cold day and night for all those voters standing in those lines outside the polling locations. storm team 4 meteorologist doug kammerer is here with a look at some win weather and more of it headed our way. >> it is possible. i think by this time tomorrow, some areas will be seeing at least some snow flakes in parts of our area. this cold air is here and all we need is the storm. a coastal storm mak
go to nbc washington.com and search express lanes. >> chilly out there again tonight. doug, middle of november right? >> middle of november. temperatures continue to be below average. this is more like what you would expect in the early portion of december or mid december. 45 now in washington. 38 in hagerstown. already, 24 in elkins, west virginia. that shows you how cold the air mass has been. something we are looking at. cloud moved out of the region. now looking at clear skies. that is going to allow for cooler numbers tonight and should allow for some good shower watching. we'll talk about that coming uppen justup in just a minute. >> long time teacher at a local private school will spend the weekend in jail. he has been accused of sexually abusing students more than 40 years ago. tonight we have learned since police began their investigation a year ago, three more women have come forward. fairfax county police say a woman scla woman claims to have been molested by her school teacher 40 years ago. he is now 73. and was arrested to day. >> they are still -- working several othe
near 50 here in washington. near 50 also in montgomery county. martinsburg, west virginia, already at 47 degrees and your planner for today, temperature in the low 50s here. we'll be real close, maybe even above the 70-degree mark before the day is done, and staying mild overnight tonight as well. we'll talk about tomorrow and all the big changes and the rain drops arrive. coming up. >>> this morning, people around the country are celebrating veterans day. people are honoring the countless men and women who fought for our country. >> here in the nation's capital, it's a somber day of remembrance and a day of giving back. derrick ward is on the national mall where several events are scheduled today. >> reporter: we are here at the world war ii memorial, where an event will be getting under way any minute now. may have actually started. there's going to be a wreath laying here and notes from the keynote speaker that tloed this -- led to this memorial. this is a group from illinois. they'll be participating as well. for these people that take part in this freedom flight, the quick tim
, but they have information that leads them to believe the people who took her may be headed to the washington, d.c. area. folks are being asked to keep an eye out for this little girl here. let's take a look at the picture. alexis carlisle, she is 1-year-old. she was last seen at 4:30 in the afternoon yesterday, thursday, and they believe that she was abducted by eric eugene black, 41, and jennifer carlisle, 35, described as having red hair, green eyes. you may also notice the last name is the same as the little girl carlisle. it is unclear, though, exactly what the relationship is between her and the missing girl. police are not releasing any information on that. now, alexis is said to have uncombed black hair, brown eyes. she was last seen wearing an orange shirt, blue jeans, and a pink jacket. police believe she could be in extreme danger, and she want to find her as quickly as possible. she was last seen at 1066 lower liberty road in fairfax, virginia, but they believe they may be heading to the washington area from halifax. they're believed to be in a 19 35i8 nissan station wagon with a vir
they have all that snow. still only in the 30s there. closer to washington, the areas in green are beginning to climb into the 50s. it's 50 at reagan national. photos, new ones of the heavy snow devastation in western maryland. that will be coming up in a minute. we'll have the seven day outlook as well. >> can't wait to see the pictures, tom. >> we are going to check the midday traffic for the first time. >> yes, danella sealock can tell us how it's going on the roadway. >> we are seeing effects of sandy on the roads if you are traveling in the district. 200 trees down in the area. if you are making the commute on local roadways, be careful, use caution and look out for downed trees. also, traveling up new york avenue in northwest, the right lane is blocked by water repair. i's going to last four to six hours from now. word of construction on the american legion bridge on the outer loop. the left lane is blocked. back to you. >> thanks. >>> we are following a developing story right now. new criminal charges are expected today in the child sex abuse scandal at penn state university. the scho
for supporters of same-sex marriage. voters in maryland, maine and washington state all approved gay marriage yesterday. in minnesota, voters defeated the measure that would define marriage as only between a man and a woman. news4's chris gordon shows us the new law in maryland includes protections for people who are opposed to gay marriage. >> reporter: supporters of marriage equality, celebrated. 51% of the voters cast ballots against it. >> as the world changes, you have to accept ideas. so i had to go along with it. it wasn't my belief. >> you're born who you are. how can a christian tell son th -- someone they can't marry who they want to. >> reporter: same-sex marriages in churches throughout the state. but the law says any pastor, caterer, photographer or party planner who doesn't want to participate in the gay marriage doesn't have to. >> it's important for people to understand that two-thirds of the bill contains religious exemption language. that exempts clergy and religious institutions who do not acknowledge same-sex marriage because of their particular beliefs. >> reporter: some
' resignation. and broadwell is apparently here in washington. she's been spotted at her brother in northwest d.c. a man who appeared to be her brother, steven krantz, left last night but did not speak to reporters. and someone found broadwell's driver's license in rock creek park on monday. >>> leaders from the fda and the massachusetts department of health are expected to testify at a hearing in front of the house energy and commerce committee to determine how the meningitis outbreak started. a report shows the massachusetts pharmacy linked to that outbreak should have been shut down in 2002. the fda reports the pharmacy had multiple violations but stayed open on the promise that it would work harder to improve work conditions. nearly 440 people have gotten sick, and 32 people in 19 states have died from those tainted injections, including people in maryland and virginia. >>> happening today, verizon will present plans to avoid a 911 system failure like the one that shut down the critical service last summer. two of the backup generators failed during the derecho. emergency procedures were no
combat commander caught even washington, d.c., off guard. nbc news. >>> the resignation of general petraeus raises a whole lot of questions. david gregory of "meet the press" joins us now with more on the potential fallout from the cia director's resignation. the hardest thing to keep in washington is a secret. was this affair widely known? >> no. not to me. i think that washington seems to be collectively very surprised by this. the president was surprised by it. found out yesterday. they talked. the president thought about it overnight and accepted the resignation. senator feinstein said publicly she wished the president had not accepted the resignation because it's a real blow. this is a real surprise. i mean, as the piece sets up, the timing is so curious with the benghazi stuff bearing down and people close to petraeus says it has nothing to do with that. find this incredibly surprising and the election is over and the washington intrigue has just begun. >> how long before we know who the other party is, do you think? >> i don't know. i mean, in this media age, i don't know if
from the clouds. a few thin clouds northeast of washington in the northern prince george's county into eastern howard. they are getting a little sunshine trying to breakthrough. elsewhere, it is quite cloudy. we see the light blue in the 40s. in the areas in green are beginning to climb into the upper 40s to near 50. it's in far southern maryland. reagan national at 47. still in the 30s out in the mountains and around parts of the shenandoah valley. a look at the rest of the week and the weekend. how much longer will the chill last? barbara and keith? >> naung. >>> let's see if things are moving on the roads. >> danella, you are facing the traffic in the hallway with the wedding. what about the roadway? >> i know. i need a tracker report for the hallways. let's talk about i-95 in virginia, northbound at prince william parkway. alternate lane closures because of construction. volume is light. the beltway is where you are going to face problems. outer loop, american legion bridge slow as you cross because of the road work. the right lane is blocked. look at gw parkway. the lane is b
, perhaps around sunset in the shenandoah valley. but into washington before midnight tonight, and occasional showers after that through the morning commute on tuesday. then we'll get some sun back tomorrow afternoon. much cooler, with highs only near 50 tomorrow afternoon. plummeting all the way down to freezing by dawn on wednesday. afternoon highs wednesday, the upper 40s, with bright sun. and then partly cloudy on thursday and still cold in the morning. afternoon highs chilly, near 50. the chilly pattern continues into the weekend. does look like sunday we could get some rain, it looks like, right now. no snow, just rain. i'll be back in ten minutes. a look at traffic now with danella. good morning. >> good morning. >>> first 4 traffic, we're going to start with a general look at our beltway right now. very light volume as you travel around the beltway, inner loop and outer loop is clear. take a look as you travel around d.c. 95 out of greenbelt. both directions, not seeing any accidents, no delays at all, no road work. let's fly over i-395 instead. hov restrictions have b
has washington asking how and why? the woman suddenly in the spotlight, author paula broadwell isn't saying. back in january she was promoting her book of the general. >> absolutely loves the agency, and the i think it's a great place for him. >> reporter: while the west point graduate and army reserve officer had close access to the cia director. federal agents investigating whether she had access to e-mails or his computer. >> the fbi's investigation took place on computers there did not necessarily -- was not necessarily focused on him. information by accident. >> reporter: law enforcement and multiple sources tell nbc news that e-mails between general petraeus and paula broadwell were indicative of an extramarital affair. nbc news tried but unable to reach paula broadwell for comment. in his resignation letter, the retired four star general, showed extremely poor judgment by engaging in an extramarital affair. law enforcement agents say the general is not under investigation and they don't expect an inquiry will result in rim nall charges. petraeus was the man who turned around
>> announcer: and now, from washington's leading news station, this is news4 at 11. >>> right now at 11:00, a disturbing crime. police make an arrest after an elderly blind woman is attacked in her home. >>> a thief that stole thousands of dollars has unraveled thanks to an uncover sting. >>> digging out. part s of the northeast are digging out. is the worst of it over now? >>> we begin tonight with a developing story out of dulles airport. a disruptive passenger forced a pilot to declare an emergency just before that plane landed at dulles. it happened on united flight 662 which took off from denver, colorado. the plane landed safely about two hours ago. according to wtop radio, witnesses say the passenger was yelling and playing in the aisle. airport officials say medical staff took him in for evaluation. he's now at a hospital. >>> also tonight, an 18-year-old is in custody accused of beating an elderly blind woman. the victim's daughter and neighbors are reacting to the robbery that's rattled their upscale neighborhood. darcy spencer joins us from northwest d.c. >> reporter: i
showing a thin sliver of moon in the eastern sky. mostly clear now over washington. it's in the chilly 40s with some patchy fog in the rural areas. that's going to be the story through 7:00 a.m. by noontime, the low 60s. ought to hit mid and upper 60s midafternoon with increasing clouds. rain likely moving into the metro area in the west, perhaps between 10:00 and midnight that rain moving in and continuing into tomorrow. we'll look at that and the rest of the week in ten minutes. how's traffic now, danella? >> not seeing reports of any accidents. >>> if you're traveling in prince george's county, we'll take a closer look. checking local words in clinton, port washington, as well as brandywine, nice and clear. if you're making the commute along 5 right at 301, as you head northbound, no issues. southbound as well nice and clear. connecting to the beltway, no problems at all. aaron and eun? >> thank you, danella. >>> it is now 6:12, 54 degrees. at 6:25, the story you need to hear before eating your breakfast. "and what's your name?" "oh, it's flo." "and what do you do?" "oh, i sell insuranc
. tracie potts, nbc news, washington. >>> look at that sky out there right now. sunshine. but it's cold out there. >> what a difference a day makes. storm team 4 meteorologist, tom kierein with the first 4 forecast. >> hey, tom. >> it's been cold. the picture is deceiving. we saw the blue waters of the potomac under the blue sky. we have been stone cold thanks to the high pressure over the region since yesterday. we have clouds off to the west. they are streaming in from the north off the great lakes down into the shenandoah valley and the highlands. east of there, it's bright and sunny. temperatures right now are just now beginning to climb into the mid-40s. we were holding steady, ne freezing for several hours from 4:00 this morning to 9:00. now, we are in the low to mid-40s. much of the region, not going to warm up. maybe another five degrees. that's it. that is way below the average high this time of year, which is 59. how much longer is the chill going to last? what about the coastal storm? we'll have the latest on that with the seven day outlook in a few minutes. barbara and keith? >>
at the woodley park station off connecticut avenue in northwest washington. that's where news 4's derek ward is live with reaction from his friends. derek, a very sad story. >> reporter: indeed, a very sad story. we reported on this earlier and we are learning more about the circumstances to this tragic incident. take a look at the scene from yesterday. 18-year-old olajuwon griffin, stabbed to death 1:15. nine juveniles arrested and we understand robbery was the motive. and that robbery occurred in the 1800 block of columbia road. later, the alleged robbers and another group which included the victim encountered one another on the platform at the station. and we talked to some of his friends, and they talk about the loss. >> everyone knew him. he was always the one that was there. >> the best person you would ever know. he's funny. a crazy person, like goofy. always having you laugh. >> police were on this immediately and a massive investigation began, we're also told several weapons were recovered from the platform, we'll learn more about the circumstances here as the investigation continue
halifax here to the washington, d.c. area. police have information that makes them believe that they may be on the move again to our area. there is a lookout for a car. they may be driving a 1985 nissan station wagon with a virginia license plate number of snj 9177. anyone who has information about the whereabouts of this little girl and these two individuals, you are asked to call 911. reporting live in fairfax, megan mcgrath, news 4. back to you all in the studio. >> megan mcgrath. megan, thank you. >> let's turn to tom kierein and get a first look at the forecast. >>> a chill still in the area on this friday morning. you might need an umbrella too. a disturbance passing south and east of the metro area. those patches of green in southern maryland, northern neck, eastern shore. those are sprinkles passing south and east of the metro area and moving off to the north and east. areas in the light blue are in the 40s. that includes much of virginia, southern maryland, and lower eastern shore farther north from charles county, prince george's, and anne arundel north into montgomery county a
and online. tune in to nbc 4 or go online to nbc washington.com for special web only live streams, starting at 7:00. >>> other big story this afternoon, the weather. it is about to take a turn and it means some of us getting ready could see some rain, even snow. >> veronica johnson is keeping her eye on this storm system. >> both of my eyes, actually. depending on where youley, guys, will depend on what you get. this is a storm system for tomorrow that we're talking about. today, cold. temperatures under the cloud cover. 15 degrees cooler than average. look at the numbers across the area. down into loud oun county, 45. fall church, 45. green belt at 46 degrees right now. and on the radar, you can see to the south. number 7, virginia. the leading edge of some moisture. that is the storm system. it will be a coastal storm for the mid-atlantic. wednesday and thursday as it continues moving northward. it depends on where you are as to what we will see here. the way it is right now is that some of us will see rain. isolated spots will see rain and snow and everyone gets the wind for 7:00 through
on monday. reporting live from northwest washington, darcie spencer news 4. >> we're seeing the video that led to the suspension of two prince georges county police officers. the video was put on youtube. the video shows two african-american officers pulling over a black driver and using derogatory language toward the driver. the police chief at the head of the officer's union both called the video inappropriate. youtube took the video down at the request of police. both officers are on administrative leave. a hearing will be held next week to determine their fate. violence rages on tonight in the middle east. after rocket attacks larged at jerusalem and tell arrive. israel attacked the headquarters at hamas' prime minister. israel carried out at least 300 air strikes a day on a variety of targets. more than 160 rockets also came flying in to israel from gaza. many are being intercepted by israel's elaborate anti-defense system. israeli officials say so far three israeli civilians have been killed with at least 50 injured. in gaza, at least 48 people have been killed since the violenc
to end donations for sandy's victims tonight. this is first baptist church for the city of washington. they held a prayer vigil and had a special offering for the victims, volunteers and first responders. stay with news 4 and nbc washington.com for the latest on hurricane sandy's impact. to help storm victims, you can go to red cross.org. can you call 1-800-help-now or text the word red cross to 90999 to make a $10 donation. >>> two women attacked in the district in less than two weeks and one of those attacks happened in a college dorm room. tonight students we talked to want to know how the suspect got in. plus, puppets all over the national mall today. the mess >>> at this hour, there are still some streets in the heart of downtown bethesda shut down because of a water main break. arlington road between old georgetown road and edge more lane is blocked for repairs. a ten inch main broke this morning. eight homes were affected. officials say they expect to reopen the road sometime tomorrow morning. police say they have the man responsible for attacking two women in the district last
>>> and now, from washington's leading news station, this is news 4 at 6:00. >>> the political mad dash. president obama and mitt romney race across the country today looking for last-minute votes. good evening, everybody, i'm jim handly. jim rosenfield is on assignment tonight. it is the final sprint to election day, and the latest nbc news/wall street journal poll confirms a nearly deadlocked rate. 48-47%. candidates are crisscrossing the country tonight. brian mooar follows them as they make their final case to voters. >> just two more days. >> reporter: two days before voters go to the polls. republican nominee mitt romney and president obama were fighting for votes in the battleground states. >> florida, in two days, you've got a choice to make. >> reporter: the final nbc news poll before the election shows the candidates are in a dead heat. president obama with a 48% to 47% lead. but the president's handling of hurricane sandy has boosted his approval numbers. >> you don't know what crisis the next president is going to confirm. >> reporter: in ohio, governor romney is six po
. >> announcer: and now, from washington's lding news station, this is news4 at 11. >>> right now at 11:00, other devastation for miles, even the basics are hard to come by three days after hurricane sandy roared ashore. >>> a dramatic takedown. a virginia man wanted for a spring of pipe bombings found thousands of miles from the crime scene. >> he's a sociopath that needs help. >>> only on news4, a woman stabbed more than 25 times sends a warning to her attacker. >>> fatigue and frustration are growing tonight as the cleanup continues after hurricane sandy. >> the death toll stands at 90 now with millionses of people still in the dark. jay gray has more from toms river, new jersey. >> reporter: troops and heavy equipment continue to move into the strike zone. >> we're in the triage and attack phase now of the storm. >> reporter: the tattered road to recovery littered with debris and the splintered and twisted remnants of so many lives before the storm. >> every single person on this block has lost. >> reporter: there are chances for hope. charging stations provide a lifeline. the subway in new y
fells, new jersey, jim rosenthal, news 4. >> be sure to keep it here on news 4 and nbc washington.com for the latest on hurricane sandy's impact and remember to help storm victims. you can go to red cross.org or call 1-800-help now or text the word red cross to 90999. that will allow you to make a $10 donation. >>> this morning montgomery county police are hoping a new sketch will help identify the man who sexually assaulted a woman on the capital crescent trail. police released this composite of the attacker last night. late last month a 21-year-old woman was jogging on the trail near brookway drive when she says a man attacked her, knocked her out, dragged her into the woods, and sexually assaulted her. police are asking anyone with any information on this incident to come forward. >>> a man faces murder charges for throwing pipe bombs into three homes in fredericksburg in stafford county. he's in jail on $2 million bail for targeting his ex-girlfriend and two law enforcement officers earlier this week. he's also accused of throwing pipe bombs at police as they tried to arrest h
washington, darcy spencer, news 4. >> howard university is hosting a town hall this afternoon at the dorm to answer student's questions and address concerns they have about campus safety. >>> to sandy's impact. almost one week since the hurricane made landfall in parts of new york and new jersey are barely able to tart cleanup efforts. fema approved more assistance in the new york city area, expanding coverage to roads, water facilities, public you the tileities and parks. more than a million people in new jersey don't have power, it could be until wednesday before the lights are back on. the storm is blamed for 111 deaths in the u.s. >>> for so many people the devastation is too much to bear, people in hard-hit areas are getting the help they need. those who can help are chipping in as best they can. jim rosenfield in the disaster zone. >> the stuff that once made up a home, now in a heap. all along cedar grove avenue in newdorph beach, kelly ackerman and her husband have been waiting outside their home. you have been sitting on the stoop how long? >> 2 ha1/2 hours. waiting for fema. >>
-sex marriage while washington state is still counting the vote. in minnesota, a vote to ban same-sex marriage was shot down by voters. in maryland, prince george's is on its way to a new casino. the amendment passed, which will bring table games to maryland's existing casinos as well. it will help keep money inside the state rather than lose it to casinos in other states. >>> election day dragged into election night for hundreds of northern virginia voters. viewers in prince william county say they waited in line for more than four hours to vote at potomac middle school in dumfries. election workers say they had a much higher voter turnout than expected. excessively long lines were reported elsewhere in virginia too. workers blamed it on a shortage of voting machines. >>> vincent orange easily won re-election in city council. but newcomer independent david grosso beat out incumbent michael brown. phil mendelson is chairman of the council after serving for five months following kwame brown's resignation. yvette alexander retained her council ward seat. 88% of the vote for marion barry, who beg
>>> and now, from washington's leadg news station, this is "news4 today." >> hey, everyone, goomorning. welcome to "news4 today." i'm richard jordan. >> sunday, november 11th, 2012. also veterans day across our country. >> we're going to have some warm weather for the holiday, at least warm november standards. chuck bell is joining us with more on that. good morning, chuck. >> good morning, richard and angie, and a good sunday morning, everybody. warm indeed, especially by november standards. warm enough to actually feel like early october. a real pleasant day to be outside today. we're off to a seasonably chilly start this morning. mildest right alongside the western shore of the chesapeake bay. 49 in annapolis. 48 at solomon's island. but don't have to go too far to the west to the water to start cooling down. temperatures mid 30s across parts of shenandoah valley and the blue ridge. no rain. closest drops are a long way away. at least 36 hours before a chance at a rain drop. that means your sunday is going to be a winner. temperatures should be in the low 50s by 10:00 th
, are those temperatures going to be coming down. 63 here in washington. 39 in columbus, ohio. we can see where the cold front is. 67 in morgantown. only 50 in pittsburgh. the numbers dropping very, very quickly. they'll continue to do so right through your morning. i'll show you what to expect when you wake up tomorrow morning and what to expect the next few days as well. you haven't needed the coats much. you'll need them tomorrow. >>> route 75 in frederick county is expected to be closed for hours now, after a deadly crash there. this afternoon, two people were killed, three others were injured when a tractor-trailer collided with a pickup truck. maryland state police believe the tractor-trailer was going around a sharp curve when it turned over. and crushed the smaller truck. two people in that pickup truck were killed. >>> gasoline rationing is ending in new jersey. the state imposed the rationing after hurricane sandy. governor chris christie said gas supplies are now plentiful and the rationing will end tomorrow. no word on what will happen to a similar gas rationing plan in new yo
:02. >>> breaking news. firefighters surrounded the watergate complex in northwest washington overnight after fire broke out from a balcony on the ground. you can see flames and smoke coming from the rooftop. we're told the fire was mostly contained. there was some minor damage to the room of a penthouse. no one was hurt. it's not clear what started that fire. >>> breaking overnight, a huge apartment fire in washington state. take a look. flames shot 20 feet into the air, hitting power lines overhead. no word on how that fire started. everyone was able to get out safely. >>> right now we're keeping a close eye on overseas markets, which are plummeting. japan's nikkei index closed down nearly 1% today. hong kong's hang seng index is also down. this comes a day after the dow fell 121 points over fears of the so-called fiscal cliff. president obama will address the fiscal cliff this afternoon. he will likely urge congressional leaders to work together to come up with a solution. here's what's at stake. congress and the president must reach a budget deal by the end of the year or will face a combinati
in washington this hour. his long day started with the early-morning victory speech. soon he needs to get back to work with congress to avoid the so-called fiscal cliff. keith russell is tracking the president's travel today. keith? >> hey, wendy. president obama and the first family are running a little bit behind schedule. they were supposed to be landing back our way in the next few minutes. but after a late-night celebrating of reelection victory, they just boarded air force one in chicago. 2 million votes separated the president from mitt romney last night. president obama acknowledged there's a lot of hard work ahead. if there's no spending compromise by december 31st, taxes will go up for every american new year's today. he called the top lawmakers from both parties. harry reid said, he's not kicking the can down the road. and says, any solution should include higher taxes on the richest of the rich. at his victory rally this morning, the president told supporters the best is yet to come. >> i believe we can seize this future together. because we are not as divided as our politics sugge
could dump as much as a foot of snow in new england. >>> here in washington, we missed the brunt of the storm. it affected travel. at reagan international, some people had to spend the night. megan mcgrath has more. >> reporter: here at reagan national airport, things are getting back to normal. on the board, this flight to new york's laguardia is listed on time. down below, a flight to newark has been canceled. we have frustrated passengers here this morning. this comes a week after sandy blew through and reeked havoc on flight scheduled. there were the lucky, those able to fly out on time this morning. >> boarding time is 7:10. >> reporter: there were the unlucky. people who got stuck at reagan national, their flight scrapped due to the snow. richard spent the night in the terminal. >> tried to get a hotel. they had been booked or not responsive. it's tough. i slept there. many people sleft there. it's been interesting. >> reporter: the cancellations in and out of new york began before the weather became a problem on wednesday. things just started to get back to normal after sa
is not in afghanistan tonight. he came here to washington for a hearing that was to be held tomorrow. it has been put off, day after tomorrow on, what allen still hope will be his promotion to a better job. instead, his reputation is being called into question. general john allen, u.s. commander in afghanistan, was on track to be nato commander until the disclosure that he is under investigation by the pentagon. jill kelley, a socialite in tampa and general allen allegedly exchanged e-mails and documents that were called inappropriate. allen insisted there was no affair. kelley's complaints that she was getting harassing e-mails led the fbi to paula broadwell and the affair between broadwell and general david petraeus. unlike petraeus who has admitted infidelity and resign as director of the cia, allen got a vote of confidence today from president obama. >> he has faith in general allen. he believes he is doing and has done an excellent job. >> reporter: the petraeus scandal has washington stunned. some are angry that the afghan war costing so many u.s. lives and dollars was hardly mentioned until th
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